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Britain’s Universities – Freedom to Excel?

  • By Politeia
  • November 21, 2018
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Universities Series

Universities and their funding remain central to the politics of higher education: to student fees, academic pensions and Brexit a further question has been added – the funding of research.



‘Intangible Assets: Funding Research in the Arts and Humanities’, by John Marenbon
Press Release

‘What Happened to the Art Schools?’ by Jacob Willer
Press Release

University Diversity: Freedom, Excellence and Funding for a Global Future’, by Martin Rees
Press Release

Aspire Ever Higher: University Policy for the 21st Century’, by Boris Johnson
Press Release

University Challenge: Freedom, Fees and Future Funding’, by John Marenbon
Press Release

‘From Beggars to Choosers: University Funding for the Future’, Sir Graham Hills

‘The Many and the Few: Rhetoric and Reality in the Universities after Dearing’



Britain’s Universities – Freedom to Excel
The Rt. Hon. Lord Willetts, Dr Tim Bradshaw, Professor Edward Harcourt

Intangible Assets: Funding Research in the Arts and Humanities
Professor John Marenbon, The Lord Willetts, Professor David Abulafia

Bad for Universities? Bad for Teaching? Bad for Research? Do the UK’s Research Funding Arrangements Need Reform? 
Lord Rees of Ludlow OM Kt HonFREng FRS,  Professor John Marenbon, Nick Hillman

Can British Universities Keep Ahead in a Global Future? 
Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Universities Minister
Martin Rees, FRS, OM, Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics

Further Education for the Future: What is the Best Direction for Policy?
John Hayes MP

Is the Idea of a University Dead?
The Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Universities Minister